News & Events
Professor Joseph Adelman among a Group of Distinguished Historians who file an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Major First Amendment CaseDecember 8, 2023
A group of noted historians that include Framingham State History Professor Joseph M. Adelman filed an Amicus Brief to the United States Supreme Court on December 7th related to two cases coming before the court with First Amendment implications.
Volleyball Wins MASCAC TournamentNovember 21, 2023
Led by Tournament MVP Anna Szymanski, the fourth seed Framingham State University volleyball team upset third seed MCLA 3-2 earlier this month to capture the 2023 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Volleyball Tournament Championship. The win earned the team an automatic bid into the Division III NCAA Tournament, where they would go on to fall to nationally ranked Ithaca.
Framingham State University Named Among the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in The Country by The Princeton ReviewNovember 21, 2023
Framingham State University has been recognized as one of the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges for the 12th time by The Princeton Review®.
McAuliffe Center-led Heat Mapping Campaign Identifies Urban Heat Islands Where Temperatures Register More than 10 Degrees Hotter Than Greener AreasOctober 24, 2023
The results from an Urban Heat Mapping Campaign led by Framingham State University’s Christa McAuliffe Center in July are in, providing hard evidence of the increased burden of extreme temperatures on people living in urban areas.
Framingham State Receives $503,000 For New Science Equipment from the Mass Life Sciences Center (MLSC)October 19, 2023
The Mass Life Sciences Center has approved more than half a million in funding to Framingham State University for the purchase of two state-of-the-art pieces of equipment critical to the study of the life sciences.
The Fall Exhibitions at Framingham State University’s Danforth Art Museum focus on the work of three New England-based artistsOctober 5, 2023
The Fall Exhibitions at the Danforth Art Museum focus on the work of three New England-based artists working across media, approaching themes of perseverance, resilience, and acceptance.
Project On-Ramp Connects FSU Students with Careers in the Thriving Local Biotech IndustrySeptember 20, 2023
It's a dream come true for any recent college graduate–landing a good job right out of school in a thriving industry that provides ample opportunity for career growth.
Framingham State Recognized as a Top Regional University in the North by U.S. News & World ReportSeptember 18, 2023
Framingham State University has been ranked as a Top Regional University in the North Region for 2023-2024 by U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual rankings on Monday, Sept. 18.
Mancuso Scholarship is a Dream Come True for Two Local StudentsAugust 30, 2023
Worcester Technical High School graduate Marlin Polanco was terrified about the prospect of accumulating a lot of debt while trying to pay her way through college. The daughter of Salvadorian immigrants, and the first in her family to attend college, Polanco knew that her parents would not be able to contribute a lot to her education during tough financial times.
Framingham State University Hires Joseph Cecchi as new University Chief of PoliceAugust 28, 2023
Framingham State University is pleased to announce the hiring of Joseph Cecchi to serve as the University’s next Chief of Police.
FSU Spanish Honors Society Earns National RecognitionJuly 20, 2023
Framingham State University’s Nu Theta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi (the National Hispanic Honors Society) was chosen by the Sigma Delta Pi National Executive Committee as an Honor Chapter for the 2022-2023 academic year and recipients of the prestigious Phoenix Award.
Framingham State’s McAuliffe Center Plays a Leading Role in Regional Climate Adaptation Efforts with Heat Mapping CampaignJuly 14, 2023
A team of 42 trained volunteers spread throughout an 80-square-mile area of the region on July 13th with special equipment to gauge temperatures and humidity data in the City of Framingham and towns of Ashland, Natick, and Holliston.
Ramsey is Sworn in as FSU’s First Ever K9 Comfort DogJuly 6, 2023
The newest recruit at Framingham State University’s Police Department weighs about 10 pounds and is still getting accustomed to standing on all fours, but in time he will become a major asset to the community.
President Niemi Reaffirms FSU’s Commitment access, equity and inclusion following Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action DecisionJune 30, 2023
The following is a message President Niemi sent to the Framingham State University community on June 29th, following the release of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Affirmative Action.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley Tells Framingham State University Graduates to "Take Up Space" in the WorldMay 22, 2023
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley urged Framingham State University’s graduating class of 2023 to be their authentic selves and take up space in the world during a packed ceremony at the DCU Center on Sunday, May 21st.
Dr. Nancy S. Niemi is Sworn in as the 17th President of Framingham State UniversityMay 5, 2023
Dr. Nancy S. Niemi made a passionate defense of public higher education and its vital importance to democracy during her inauguration speech on Friday, May 5th, after being sworn in as the 17th President of Framingham State University, the nation’s first public college founded for the education of teachers.
Framingham State University Hires Iris P. Godes as New Dean of Strategic Enrollment ManagementApril 24, 2023
Framingham State University is excited to announce the hiring of Iris P. Godes as the Dean of Strategic Enrollment Management beginning on May 22nd, 2023.
Framingham State University Appoints Dr. Marilyn A. Cleary as the new Dean of Graduate and Continuing EducationApril 14, 2023
Framingham State University is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Marilyn A. Cleary as the new Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education, effective June 19th, 2023.
FSU Celebrates the Opening of the Mancuso Humanities Workforce Preparation CenterApril 11, 2023
The number of students studying the humanities in the United States continues to shrink, despite the fact that the skills humanities majors gain - including writing, communication, critical thinking, problem solving, and multicultural understanding - are increasingly sought after by employers.
McAuliffe Center Selected to Participate in an Urban Heat Mapping Project Organized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)April 4, 2023
With the increasing regularity of extreme weather and climate-related hazards across MetroWest, the City of Framingham and Towns of Natick, Ashland, and Holliston have identified extreme heat and higher temperatures as a top hazard to vulnerable residents in their communities.
Laurie Richards-Farnsworth Named Massachusetts Outstanding Nutrition and Dietetics’ StudentMarch 30, 2023
Framingham State University student Laurie Richards-Farnsworth is the 2023 recipient of the Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Outstanding Student award.